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[ ih-rad-i-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF eradicate

Synonyms for eradicate

  • abolish
  • annihilate
  • eliminate
  • erase
  • expunge
  • exterminate
  • extinguish
  • stamp out
  • uproot
  • weed out
  • wipe out
  • abate
  • demolish
  • deracinate
  • efface
  • extirpate
  • liquidate
  • obliterate
  • off
  • purge
  • raze
  • scratch
  • scrub
  • squash
  • torpedo
  • total
  • trash
  • waste
  • blot out
  • do away with
  • mow down
  • root out
  • rub out
  • shoot down
  • take out
  • unroot
  • wash out
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Antonyms for eradicate

  • bear
  • build
  • create
  • ratify
  • construct
  • keep
  • schedule
  • set up
  • aid
  • assist
  • establish
  • fix
  • help
  • institute
  • plant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERADICATE

"Let's eradicate him from the face of the earth, Reddy," proposed David.

Eradicate the uric acid from the system, and then the rheumatism will disappear.

They had been bred in my bones, and it was impossible to eradicate them.

The country here is infested by guerillas, whom all our efforts cannot eradicate.

Have I realized that, if I cannot eradicate an evil habit, probably no one else can or will?

Is it any wonder that wickedness is so difficult to eradicate?

There is a suggestion of weakness in your nature which I wish to eradicate.

When that is in a woman's system, it is almost impossible to eradicate.

For no one is wont to shun, and eradicate from his soul, what he does not dislike.

It often causes more labor to eradicate them than the land is worth on which they are growing.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin eradicatus, past participle of eradicare "to root out" (see eradication). Related: Eradicated; eradicating; eradicable.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ERADICATE

abolish

verbdo away with or put an end to
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